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6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts
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6 Strategies for Presenting Data & Charts

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This is a MUST-VIEW highlighting 6 STRATEGIES essential for any manager who must present complicated DATA & CHARTS at meetings, presentations or public speeches. As an added incentive, the slides are …

This is a MUST-VIEW highlighting 6 STRATEGIES essential for any manager who must present complicated DATA & CHARTS at meetings, presentations or public speeches. As an added incentive, the slides are presented with wit and humour by a special MASTER of CEREMONIES! ENJOY!
p.s. You have to Download the PPT to witness how effective animation can actually be when presenting!

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  • 1. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL
  • 2. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL©DILBERT by Scott Adams
  • 3. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL©DILBERT by Scott Adams
  • 4. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL©DILBERT by Scott AdamsActually, I will show6 STRATEGIESto make even dullECONOMIC DATAmesmerisinglymemorable!
  • 5. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL©DILBERT by Scott AdamsActually, I will show6 STRATEGIESto make even dullECONOMIC DATAmesmerisinglymemorable!Let‘s get startedwith #1...
  • 6. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALUse theright CHART©DILBERT by Scott Adams
  • 7. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALUse theright CHART©DILBERT by Scott Adams< i.e., a chart)
  • 8. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALUse the right CHART. Some choices from
  • 9. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALfrom CHARTSUse the right CHART. More choices from
  • 10. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALCOMPARISONCompany Performance (US$ 000)COLUMN ChartCompany Performance (US$ 000)BAR Chartfrom CHARTSUse the right CHART >
  • 11. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALCOMPARISONCompany Performance (US$ 000)COLUMN ChartCompany Performance (US$ 000)BAR Chartfrom CHARTSUse the right CHART >“Effective CHARTS butvisually flat, dull andsomehow very BORING.”DILBERT TIP
  • 12. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALMY DAILY ACTIVITIESfrom CHARTSUse the right CHART >“What mustbe improvedon this CHART?”DILBERT TIPCOMPOSITION
  • 13. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALfrom CHARTS“Fonts toosmall to be read.Min. size 24-28?”DILBERT TIPMY DAILY ACTIVITIESUse the right CHART > COMPOSITION
  • 14. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALPie CHARTS also for > CONSUMPTION
  • 15. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALPieeatenPieNOT eatenTable wherepie was eatenNext portionto be eaten© mgtopen.comPie CHARTS also for > CONSUMPTION
  • 16. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALPieeatenPieNOT eatenTable wherepie was eatenNext portionto be eaten© mgtopen.comDILBERT TIPWARNING!“Pie chartsmake mehungry!”Pie CHARTS also for > CONSUMPTION
  • 17. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALfrom CHARTSCompany Performance (US$ 000)Use the right chart > TRANSITION
  • 18. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALCorrelation between Life Expectancy, Fertility Rate and Population (2010)from CHARTSUse the right chart > Combined DATA
  • 19. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALfrom CHARTS“Maps arevisuallyAWESOME!”DILBERT TIPUse a MAP for > COUNTRY DATA
  • 20. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALBecolourful©DILBERT by Scott Adams< (note the colours)
  • 21. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALBe colourful > BEFORE?
  • 22. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALBe colourful > AFTER !
  • 23. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALBe colourful > BUT limit the DATA on the CHART
  • 24. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALDILBERT TIP“I’m hungry again but why do I crave spaghetti???Be colourful > BUT limit the DATA on the CHART
  • 25. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALDILBERT TIP“I’m hungry again but why do I crave spaghetti???This CHART is far too complicated which brings usto our next and 3rd STRATEGY.”Be colourful > BUT limit the DATA on the CHART
  • 26. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALKeep itsimple©DILBERT by Scott Adams< (“K.I.S.S.”)
  • 27. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALKeep it simple > “K.I.S.S.” (NOTE: This is NOT simple)
  • 28. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALKeep it simple > “K.I.S.S.” (NOTE: This is NOT simple)DILBERT TIP“This DOCUMENT can be READbut please NEVER PROJECT it ontoa screen as part of a presentation!”
  • 29. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALDILBERT TIP“Expressing DATA in raw figures (i.e., MILLIONS ofunemployed) is meaningless to your audience (how muchis a million?) and thus not very impactful or memorable.”Keep it simple > and read DILBERT’s TIP below
  • 30. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALEUROZONE YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENTKeep it simple > “K.I.S.S.”
  • 31. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL“Have I mentionedyet that MAPS aretotally AWESOME?”DILBERT TIPEUROZONE YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENTKeep it simple > “K.I.S.S.”
  • 32. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL“Using circles that contain raw DATA but also show thecomparative, relative size vs. other “data circles” is a new popularand simple strategy. See another example on our next slide >DILBERT TIPKeep it simple > “K.I.S.S.”
  • 33. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL“Even though this lacksdata on Debt PerCapita by Nation, it is asimple & clear CHART”DILBERT TIPKeep it simple > “K.I.S.S.”
  • 34. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALGetanimated©DILBERT by Scott Adams< (“OOOH, we loveanimation”)
  • 35. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALGet animated >“Animations allow the speaker to lead his audience - step by step – through anycomplex DATA! Using this same CHART above, the next slide introducesanimation - and VISUALS - to make the DATA and the SPEAKER easier to follow!”p.s. If you are on SlideShare.net download the PPT to see the animations!DILBERT TIP
  • 36. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL+41%+21%+32%A Lost Generation?Only nation withless unemployment
  • 37. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL“Watch how animation in this nextCHART helps the presenter “lead theaudience” and also build suspense.”DILBERT TIP
  • 38. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALComparing Some Leading Economies120600122,809#1intheworld?51,49648,32844,111GDPP E R C A P I TA( I M F 2 0 1 1 )$(US,000) © www.mgtopen.comLuxembourg >59,937
  • 39. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALConnectVISUALLY©DILBERT by Scott Adams(a is wortha 1000 words)
  • 40. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALWhich PARTY Should Be Trusted with the Economy?PUBLICINCREASEinDEBT
  • 41. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALWhich PARTY Should Be Trusted with the Economy?DEMOCRATSREPUBLICANSPUBLICINCREASEinDEBT“The VISUALSwere alreadygood but I alsoadded theParty INDEX& SYMBOLS.(Never assumeyour audienceknows it all.)”DILBERT TIP
  • 42. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALConnect VISUALLY >©Haaretz.com
  • 43. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALConnect VISUALLY >©Haaretz.com“The burning car createsan “emotional” connectionwith the DATA (the Youth)be it either +ve OR –ve.”DILBERT TIP
  • 44. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALEUROZONE YOUTHUNEMPLOYMENT %May 2013EUROSTAT
  • 45. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALEUROZONE YOUTHUNEMPLOYMENT %May 2013EUROSTAT62.5%!Capitalism ismurder?“Now, I amTHINKING!”DILBERT TIP
  • 46. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALTell a Storywith the DATA©DILBERT by Scott Adams( peopleremember stories!)
  • 47. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL“A nice CHART (plus less spaghetti) but if the DATA is NOTpresented as a memorable “story-line” the purpose ofthe assembling, and presenting, the DATA will be lost”DILBERT TIP
  • 48. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL12.3%7.8%1990’s 2010-14TOTAL EUROZONE Unemployment %2000’s“This visualbegins thestory-telling!”DILBERT TIP
  • 49. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL12.3%7.8%1990’s 2010-14TOTAL EUROZONE Unemployment %2000’sAre ThereEUAny Jobsfor Your Kids?“Asking this question puts the focus on the main charactersin this story…the Youth! It also makes parents (even if theyhave a job!) wonder about the future for their children!DILBERT TIP
  • 50. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL62.556.4 42.5 40.5 8.0 7.5“More than 60% ofmy friends have NOJOB! What optionsdo I have?”EUROZONE YOUTHUNEMPLOYMENT %May 2013“This final slide uses animation to present the DATA with some suspenseful drama.Now, our story also has a title – “A Lost Generation? – posed rhetorically to createintrigue. And, a visually powerful image of graffiti creates curiosity - and concern!”p.s. If you are on SlideShare.net download the PPT to see the animations!DILBERT TIP?
  • 51. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL
  • 52. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUALThanks Dilbert (and Scott Adams) forthe inspiration for this presentation!©by Scott Adams
  • 53. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL©Scott Adams has not endorsed this Educational Presentation but we are grateful for his inspiration!Thanks Dilbert (and Scott Adams) forthe inspiration for this presentation!©by Scott AdamsTo be inspired EVERY DAYwe recommend you subscribe to theDilbert Newsletter >www.dilbert.com/register/
  • 54. 6 STRATEGIES to make your presentation DATA & CHARTS VISUAL

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